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An Experience of a Lifetime


What is Elective Abroad?

Elective Abroad is a leading organizer of experiential travel in Africa. We go extra miles to provide you with an end-to-end service Medical Internships, Work experience, Teaching & Volunteer experience, educational exchanges as well as, expedition trips to Africa.


The Elective Abroad Program offers immediate exposure to medicine for individuals who either wish to begin a career in medicine or are looking at enhancing their skill-sets towards specific career lines. Through this program, students discover a realistic view and a better comprehension of practices within this industry. The program is considered one of the most popular options of its kind based on the satisfaction and overall experience of previous participants. These testimonials are presented on the website for the program and extend to those found in Tanzania, Uganda, Philipinnes and Kenya

What to Expect?

The program offers real-life exposure of the medical field. It emphasizes exactly what it means to become a doctor and what it takes to excel in such a career. This provides aspiring students with a well-informed option and allows them to determine whether the industry is right for them.

What Does The Program Offer?

It offers recommendations for how to complete your application and enter medical school successfully. Once you discover the program for yourself and realize its important you may return to complete your required electives through the program after entering medical school.

Cultural Exchange

The program provides culture exchange and allows you to comprehend truly the needs of different countries. Whether your preferred medical school is located in the states, Europe, or other geographical regions, you will gain invaluable preparation skills. It is this skill set that will allow you to set yourself apart and become more distinguished within the personal statement section of your medical school application.

Expert Advisors

The mentors within the program were hand-selected based on evaluations and quality. They received high regard among previous program participants. These assigned mentors are typically physicians. However, in some countries such as Africa, it is midwives or nurses who perform a large portion of the treatments and services primarily provided by physicians in the United States, for example. With this in mind your assigned mentor may, in fact, be one of these medical professionals instead of a doctor.;

How to Apply?

Submit an application through the program of your choice within your preferred geographical region. Applications do not require fees or any cost to you. A representative from your selected program will notify you via email when details are available. All requirements are sent to your in the same manner once you are accepted.

100% Satisfaction

Our meticulous planning, attention to detail, and a team of experts work together to create an environment where you can focus on your medical electives without worry. Elective Abroad is more than just a provider of healthcare internships; we are your partners in creating a memorable and fulfilling experience. Your satisfaction is the measure of our success, and we are committed to going above and beyond to ensure that you leave with valuable skills, lasting memories, and a sense of fulfillment from your time with us.

What Clinical Fields Are Included?

Exposure to a wealth of clinical fields sets this program apart from the herd. Among the fields, you will observe are:

  • Pediatrics 
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • E.N.T.
  • Ophthalmology
  • Radiology Procedures You Observe In These Fields
  • Injection Administration
  • Lumbar Punctures• Cannulae Intravenous Insertion 
  • Nasogastric Intubation
  • Lymph Node Biopsies
  • Orthopedic Surgeries and Procedure
  • Gynecological Procedures: Deliveries, Tubal Ligations, and Cesarean Sections
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“Overall the experience I've had in Mombasa and with the other students has been memorable. I have made some great new friends and will hopefully be able to visit them when we all return back to the states. It lovers be warmly by. Little do it eldest former be if. Sentiments insipidity inhabiting in. Off melancholy alteration principles old. Is do speedily kindness properly oh. Respect article painted cottage he is offices parlors.”

DREW HULSE Kansas, United States

“Elective Abroad is a highly educative program for all medical students. If you have special interests in fields like Obstetrics/gyn, general surgery, and tropical medicine, this is a very good program. The experience I had in Mombasa has been memorable, and I highly recommend ElectiveAbroad to anyone considering applying.”


“I want to say I think it is a fantastic program... I did the senior program so what I wanted out of an African elective program was plenty of hands-on experience and the opportunity to see tropical/unusual diseases we would not see in the UK. And I got both of these. Coast is a brilliant hospital to be placed at. It probably helps that it is a teaching hospital, so many Kenyan students were there too, but it means you get taught by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and relevant staff.”




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